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And they would go and kiss dead Cæfar's wounds,
4 Pleb. We'll hear the will; read it, Mark Antony.
Ant. Have patience, gentle friends : I must not read it; It is not meet you know how Cæfar lov'd you, You are not wood, you are not stones, but men; And being men, hearing the will of Cæfar, It will enflame you, it will enake you 'Tis good you know not that you are his heirs; For if you should-O what would come of it?
4 Pleb. Read the will; we 'll hear it, Antony; you thall read us the will, Cæsar's will.
Ant. Will you be patient? will you stay a while
4 Pleb. They were traitors-Honourable men?
2 Pleb. They were villains, murderers :- The will ! read the will! Ant. You will compel me then to read the will?
Edi79 1 Then make a ring about the corps of Cæfar, And let me shew you him that made the will.
Careids Nay, for Yu, as in needia, tion before.
T.W. J. and. C. Te will for will.
Shall I descend? And will you give me leave ?
All. Come down
[f He comes down from the pulpit. 4 Pleb. A ring-Stand round. i Pleb. Stand from the hearse, stand from the body. 2 Pleb. Room for Antony, most noble Antony. 'Ant. Nay; press not so upon me; stand far off. Ali. Stand back-room-bear back.
Ant. If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
I No direction in fo's.
'h P. alters thus, Tbis, ibis was the 8 Ths fourth f, and R. Caffiris's for unkindefi, &c. followed by T. H. and Caffius,
Qaite vanquish'd him: then burst his mighty heart;
i Pleb. O piteous spectacle ! 2 Pleb. O noble Cæfar ! 3 Pleb O woeful day! 4 Pleb. O traitors, villains ! i Pleb. O most bloody fight! 2 Pleb. 'We will be reveng'd: Revenge ! About - seek - burn-fires-kill-llay-Let not a traitor live! Ant. Stay, countrymen. ► Pleb. Peace there, hear the noble Antony. 2 Pleb. We 'll hear him, we 'll follow him, we 'll dye
with him, Ant. Good friends, sweet friends, let me not stir you up To such a sudden flood of nutiny.
* H. reads,
Which all the wbile ran bicod, grtar exEven et obe base of Pompey's falue wbich
far fell, dil ibe wbile ran with blood, great Cæ- "Even at ibe base of Pompey's ßatue. far fell.
* P, T, H. W. and y. by for wib. W. (transporing the lines) reads, 1 c. We'll for We will.
They that have done this deed are honourable;
All. We 'll mutiny:
W. reads reason for reasons. • The two fir& fo's and Ri's oduri * So the fish f. and C; the teft, give dem for domó. for gave.
Ant. Why, friends, you go to do you know not what: Wherein hath Cæfar thus defervid yout lores? Alas, you know not; I must tell you then : You have forgot the will I told you of.
All. Moft true the will !--- let's stay and hear the will.
Ant. Here is tlie will, and under Cafar's feal. То
every Roman citizen. he gives;
2 Pleb. Moft noble Cæfar!-We 'll revenge his death
Ant. Morcover, he hath left you all his walks,
1 Pleb. Never, nerer Come, away, away! We'll burn his body in the holy place,
All the editions Before T. read this day out wide, on a line with mount for that; fo C. T. gives the following Faniculum. Our authos therefore cer
tainly wrote; The feene is here in the Forum near On ebat fide Tiber; the capicol, and in the most frequented And Plutarcb, whom Shakespeare very part of the city; but Cefar's gardens diligently Audied, in the life of Murcus were very remote from that quarter, Brutus, fpeaking of Caefar's will, exe Trans Tiberim longè cubær is, prope Cæ- predly says, that he left to the publie faris hortos ;
his gardens, and walks, beyond the Tie says Horace. And both the Naumatbia ber. T. and gardens of Cafer were separated . C. reads, Conte, come audy: bec. from the main city by the river; and